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  1. Iverson's 2nd chance at a 1st impression

    Chris Forsberg

    For Colton Iverson, a 10-month stay in Turkey to start his pro basketball career was one extended business trip. Battling the mental grind of overseas hoops, Iverson often reminded himself that he was working toward his ultimate goal of earning a spo...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. Boston Celtics 2013 second-rounder Colton Iverson eyes a second c...

    Chris Forsberg

    Colton Iverson hopes to earn a spot on the C's after playing in Turkey last year.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  3. Iverson to Turkey?

    Chris Forsberg

    For the past week, overseas reports have indicated that Turkish squad Besiktas planned to ink Boston Celtics second-round draft pick Colton Iverson and the team announced his signing on its website Friday. The only hitch: A source close to Iverson...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  4. Boston Celtics' defense keeps disappearing

    Chris Forsberg

    Some growing pains were expected, but the Celtics are still a mess on D.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  5. Snapshot: Team photo in Turkey

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics paused for a team photo in front of the Bosphorus Bridge in Turkey before the first of two exhibition games during their NBA Europe Live 2012 adventure last week. Coach Doc Rivers has a similar team photo -- snapped in front of the Coloss...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  6. Bradley gets up shots in Turkey

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesCeltics guard Avery Bradley is progressing from double shoulder surgery.Celtics shooting guard Avery Bradley engaged in some light shooting before the team's practice Wednesday in Istanbul, an encouraging step in his r...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  7. Snapshot: Captain's view from Istanbul

    Chris Forsberg

    Upon the Celtics' arrival in Turkey, Twitter Tour Guide Paul Pierce gave us a glimpse of where the team is staying in Istanbul: After departing Boston last night, the Celtics endured the 11-hour trek and arrived in Turkey in the early afternoon...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  8. This day belonged to Stiemsma

    Chris Forsberg

    Jeff Hanisch/US PresswireGreg Stiemsma made the most of his homecoming Thursday in Milwaukee.His pro basketball excursions have taken him to such outposts as South Korea, South Dakota, and Turkey. Along the way, he had NBA flirtations with Minnesota ...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  9. Mailbag: Leftovers on Turkey Day

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Winslow TownsonKevin Garnett gets a ferocious chest bump from Nate Robinson.Our Thanksgiving Day mailbag got a rush of last-minutes questions Wednesday evening as Celtics reserve guard Delonte West crashed to the floor, breaking his wrist, a...

    Blog | November 25, 2010
  10. Snapshot: Turkey talk

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesRay Allen distributes turkeys at the Boston Center for Youth & Families Center in Mattapan.The Celtics took advantage of Tuesday's offday with many players, including Ray Allen, Shaquille O'Neal, and Glen Davis, ventur...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  11. Turkey talk

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesIn early October, Tony Gaffney was in uniform in Boston. Now he's writing from Ankara, Turkey.Tony Gaffney, a Boston-area native and Celtics camp casualty, jokes that he's traded places with former teammate Semih Erden...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  12. Erden turns silver into gold

    Chris Forsberg

    Roman Kruchinin/Getty ImagesSemih Erden earned some serious cash for his role in Turkey's success last month.ESPN.com's Chris Sheridan covered the 2010 FIBA World Championships for the site and caught up with Celtics rookie Semih Erden at last week's...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  13. Erden Watch: FIBA postscript

    Chris Forsberg

    AP PhotoSemih Erden throws down an emphatic dunk in the semifinals.Celtics rookie center Semih Erden continues to draw praise on the heels of his performance at the 2010 FIBA World Championships, where he helped host Turkey earn a silver medal. Er...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  14. Erden Watch: USA (finals)

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisNeither Semih Erden nor his teammates could slow Kevin Durant and Team USA Sunday.Celtics rookie center Semih Erden settled for silver at the 2010 FIBA World Championships as host Turkey fell to the United States, 81-64, i...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  15. Snapshot: Erden channels KG

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillAs our friend, Zach Lowe, opined over at CelitcsHub (our TrueHoop partner), Semih Erden likely produced his biggest play(s) of the 2010-11 season with his efforts in Turkey's heart-stopping 83-82 triumph over Serbia Saturday i...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  16. Erden Watch: Serbia (semifinals)

    Chris Forsberg

    ESPN3 ScreenshotSemih Erden at the free-throw line against Serbia.Celtics rookie center Semih Erden produced a game-saving block in the final second allowing host Turkey to escape with an 83-82 triumph over Serbia Saturday in the semifinals of the 20...

    Blog | September 11, 2010